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Qauia Settlement Is Prone To Flooding, Weather Office Warns Of More Rain

The Fiji Meteorological Service (FMS) has warned of heavy rain and thunderstorms over parts of the Fiji group from today.
19 Jan 2023 16:30
Qauia Settlement Is Prone To Flooding, Weather Office Warns Of More Rain
The bridge connecting Qauia Settlement to the main road is underwater. Photo: Josefa Babitu

Whenever there is a heavy downpour of rain, the main bridge connecting Qauia Settlement in Lami to the main road gets flooded.

Sometimes villagers have to wait for the water to recede in order to carry heavy items across.

Tulia Vakavei, 53, has been experiencing this for the past five years ever since she moved to the area.

“This is what we have to live with every day,” she said.

 

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Story by: josefa.babitu@fijisun.com.fj



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